Jan Techau

Director
Carnegie Europe

Techau was the director of Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

Jan Techau is no longer with the Carnegie Endowment.

Jan Techau was the director of Carnegie Europe, the European think tank of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

Before joining Carnegie in March 2011, Techau served in the NATO Defense College’s Research Division from February 2010 until February 2011. He was director of the Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies at the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin between 2006 and 2010, and from 2001 to 2006 he served at the German Ministry of Defense’s Press and Information Department.

Techau is an associate scholar at the Center for European Policy Analysis and an associate fellow at both the German Council on Foreign Relations and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. He is a regular contributor to German and international news media and writes a weekly column for Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe blog.

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  • American Absence and Franco-German Divides
    • Friday, February 12, 2016

    American Absence and Franco-German Divides

    The first day of the 2016 Munich Security Conference was marked by little mention of the United States and by sharp differences between France and Germany.

  • Live From the Munich Security Conference
    • Thursday, February 11, 2016

    Live From the Munich Security Conference

    Carnegie Europe was on the ground at the 2016 Munich Security Conference, offering readers exclusive access to the debates as they unfolded.

  • Yanis Varoufakis, Peddler of Snake Oil
    • Tuesday, February 09, 2016

    Yanis Varoufakis, Peddler of Snake Oil

    A new political manifesto contains a decent idea for the future of Europe, but it is buried in ideological babble, conspiracy theories, and moral grandstanding.

  • Four Predictions on the Future of Europe
    • Tuesday, January 12, 2016

    Four Predictions on the Future of Europe

    The European Union of tomorrow will be defined by more integrated foreign policy, the end of the euro, a more complete single market, and more realpolitik.

  • The Winners and Losers of 2015
    • Friday, December 18, 2015

    The Winners and Losers of 2015

    As 2015 comes to an end, Judy Dempsey and Jan Techau choose their winners and losers of the last twelve months in foreign policy.

  • Ukraine’s Fragile Status Quo
    • Monday, December 14, 2015

    Ukraine’s Fragile Status Quo

    All the major players in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have achieved roughly what they can realistically expect to achieve. All except the Ukrainians themselves.

  • The Moral Pitfalls of Foreign Policy Weakness
    • Tuesday, December 01, 2015

    The Moral Pitfalls of Foreign Policy Weakness

    Europe’s problem is not moral bankruptcy, but a political, economic, and military weakness that drives leaders into policies that are ethically questionable.

  • Europe’s Foreign Policy Reaction to the Paris Attacks? Noise
    • Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Europe’s Foreign Policy Reaction to the Paris Attacks? Noise

    For the military protection of their interests, Europeans still rely on the Americans to come to their aid. The November 13 Paris attacks are unlikely to change that.

  • The Real Reason for EU Treaty Change
    • Tuesday, October 20, 2015

    The Real Reason for EU Treaty Change

    If Europeans want to enable the EU to cope with the existential crises that surround it, they need to expand the union while keeping its nation-states intact.

  • The Five Building Blocks of EU Foreign Policy
    • Tuesday, October 06, 2015

    The Five Building Blocks of EU Foreign Policy

    The EU is an occasional foreign policy player. Five factors are key to unlocking the union’s foreign policy power.

Education

MA, Christian-Albrechts University, Kiel 
Exchange Fellowship, Pennsylvania State University 

Languages
  • English
  • German
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